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3 hrs ago | Tualatin Times

'Worst possible series for me'

Besides being a Hall-of-Famer, an NBA champion and a TV analyst for the Houston Rockets, Clyde 'the Glide' Drexler has a vested interest in the upcoming first-round Western Conference playoff series between the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, Terrence Jones, NBA Players, Omer Asik, Patrick Beverley, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sports Network

Clippers down Nuggets, set franchise mark with 57th win

The Los Angeles Clippers will not only be without Blake Griffin in their season finale at Portland, but they'll also need help from the lowly Detroit Pistons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, J.J. Redick, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

Marin Independent Journal

David Lee is back, just when Warriors need him

As discouraging as the news was regarding center Andrew Bogut on Monday, the Warriors did receive an encouraging development on another injury front -- ailing David Lee offered a healthy dose of the old David Lee.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, David Lee, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Andrew Bogut, LaMarcus Aldridge

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Wizards' coach Wittman finally makes the playoffs

He's been in charge for 519 of 'em. Won only 190. That winning percentage of .366 makes him the sole owner of last place among the 90 men who have coached at least 400 games since the league started in 1946.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Andre Miller, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

The Washington Post

Randy Wittman on his relationship with John Wall

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman criticized the play of Bradley Beal and John Wall after a 94-88 overtime loss to the Bobcats last week, which isn't the type of thing that generates a whole lot of excitement about a team preparing to make its first playoff appearance in five years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Andre Miller, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks, John Wall, Drew Gooden, Bradley Beal

KMIZ

Lillard, Adidas sign $100M deal

Adidas signed Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard to the third-largest shoe and apparel contract in the NBA, a deal that could net the second-year start $100 million over 10 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Damian Lillard, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Derrick Rose

BleacherReport

Why Portland Trail Blazers Are Going Nowhere in the 2014 Playoffs

At first they were a surprise: fast out of the gate, on top of the Western Conference and well ahead of preseason expectations.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker

Estacada News

Hungry team ready to roar

The Trail Blazers open the playoffs this weekend against the Houston Rockets, their first venture into the postseason since 2011, when they were eliminated by the Dallas Mavericks in six games.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Damian Lillard, Mo Williams, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Players, Utah Jazz, Dorell Wright, LaMarcus Aldridge, Philadelphia 76ers, Wesley Matthews, Golden State Warriors

DC Pro Sports Report

Wizards beat the Heat by 21 with dazzling shooting display

Washington erupted in the second quarter for 43 points. The Wiz led by only one point to start the second quarter, but sat on a comfortable 22-point cushion at halftime after going for 43 points in the second.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, New Orleans Hornets, Al Harrington, Andre Miller, Trevor Ariza, Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets, Kevin Seraphin

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

Carter-Williams Leads Sixers Past Celtics, 113-108

Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points and 14 rebounds, Tony Wroten scored 20 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 113-108 Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, Orlando Magic, Chris Johnson, Rajon Rondo, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Players

Bangor Daily News

Rookie guard helps 76ers hold off Celtics

Rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and six assists Monday night as the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Boston Celtics 113-108.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, Orlando Magic, Chris Johnson, Rajon Rondo, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Hornets, Avery Bradley, NBA Players

KTVN Reno

Warriors' Bogut out indefinitely with rib fracture

Two registered sex offenders who have known each other since at least 2012 have been charged with raping and killing four California women since last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Players, Andrew Bogut, David Lee, Phoenix Suns, Jermaine O'Neal, Boston Celtics, Festus Ezeli

National Public Radio

James, Bosh Rest As Heat Prepare For Playoffs

Choosing rest for the playoffs over the pursuit of a top seed, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra gave LeBron James and Chris Bosh the night off Monday against the Washington Wizards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Greg Oden, Chris Bosh, NBA Players

The Oregonian

Trail Blazers' free throw shooting is best in league and franchise history

Bill Schonely, the Trail Blazers ' legendary radio voice, still shows up at every home game in his role as a team ambassador, and he surely loves one aspect of this season's team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Mo Williams, Cleveland Cavaliers, Wesley Matthews, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Players, Utah Jazz, Damian Lillard, Phoenix Suns, Robin Lopez, New Orleans Hornets, Nicolas Batum

Sports Network

Nothin' but Net: Coaches headed to the unemployment line

It's as inevitable as the sunrise and in some cases truly warranted. We could debate the merits of firing these men, but let's deal in realities.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Jason Kidd, Raymond Felton, Rasheed Wallace, Denver Nuggets, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Derek Fisher, Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets

CBS Local

Newly Eliminated Knicks Stop Bulls' Streak At 7

Eliminated from postseason contention for the first time in his 11-year career, Anthony said it was tough even coming to the arena on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Tim Hardaway Jr., Raymond Felton, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Denver Nuggets, Joakim Noah

The Oregonian

Wesley Matthews embraced the challenge of trying to slow down Stephen Curry: Trail Blazers...

Wesley Matthews was tasked with guarding the hottest man in the gym Sunday night as Stephen Curry went for 47 points in a losing effort against the Trail Blazers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Matthews, Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors, LaMarcus Aldridge

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Westland Observer

Analyst: Playoffs 'horrible' for NBA without big three

Not in 1948-49, not 2012-13 and no season in between have the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers all missed the playoffs in the same season.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Jason Kidd, Rasheed Wallace, Kurt Thomas, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets, J.R. Smith

Bradenton.com

Teletovic scores 20 as Nets beat Magic, 97-88

Deron Williams also had 17 points, five assists and four steals for the Nets, whose victory gave them a two-game lead for the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race over the idle Washington Wizards.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks, Tobias Harris, Ronnie Price, Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players

The Capital-Journal

Future Jayhawks Cliff Alexander, Kelly Oubre 'like brothers already'

McDonald's West All-American Jahlil Okafor, left, fouls McDonald's East All-American Cliff Alexander during the second half of the McDonald's All-American boy's basketball game in Chicago .

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